Australian Ants - Alex Wild Photography
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Myrmecia pilosula are spritely little bull ants with a distinctive jerky gait.  They are capable of jumping several centimeters, a behavior that has earned them the name "Jack-Jumper". 

Tower Hill, Victoria, Australia

Myrmecia pilosula are spritely little bull ants with a distinctive jerky gait. They are capable of jumping several centimeters, a behavior that has earned them the name "Jack-Jumper". Tower Hill, Victoria, Australia

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